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CHES® Exam Review : Certification Guide for Health Education Specialists.

By: Felter, Elizabeth M., Dr., DrPH, MCHES.
Contributor(s): Flatt, Jason, Dr., PhD, MCHES.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (285 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780826133762.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: CHES® Exam Review : Certification Guide for Health Education SpecialistsOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Share CHES® Exam Review: Certification Guide for Health Education Specialists -- Chapter 1: So You Want to Take the CHES® Exam? -- Introduction -- A Brief Review of the CHES® Credential -- CHES® Exam Eligibility -- What Are the Seven Areas of Responsibility for Health Education Specialists? -- Prescreen or Not? Understanding the Prescreening Option -- Applying to Take the Exam -- Exam Dates -- Exam Fees -- Day of Testing-Schedule and Advice -- Test Day: Questions and Answers -- After the Test: Questions and Answers -- Conclusion -- Reference -- Chapter 2: Area I: Assess Needs, Resources, and Capacity for Health Education/Promotion -- Introduction -- Needs Assessments and Capacity Building Are Essential Parts of Planning for Health Education -- Assessing Capacity -- Key Steps of a Needs Assessment -- Determining the Purpose of the Needs Assessment -- Identifying Available Data to Assess the Health Problem -- Decide on the Data Collection Approach and Gather Data -- Primary Data Collection Methods-Qualitative -- What Is a Focus Group? -- What Is a Key Informant Interview? -- What Is a Nominal Group Process? -- What Is a Delphi Panel Process? -- Primary Data Collection Methods-Quantitative -- Survey Research Method -- Analyze and Interpret the Data -- Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Prevention -- Considering the Relationship Among Behavioral, Environmental, Policy, and Other Factors That Influence Health -- Barriers to and Facilitators of Health Education -- Potential Barriers to Health Education -- Potential Facilitators of Health Education -- Bringing it All Together -- Conclusion -- Review Questions -- Answers -- References -- Chapter 3: Area II: Plan Health Education/Promotion -- Introduction.
Use Strategies to Identify Priority Health Problems in Order to Plan for Health Education and Promotion -- Precede-Proceed Model -- Identify Priorities of Populations, Partners, and Other Stakeholders -- Obtain Commitments to Participate in Health Education/Promotion -- Develop Goals and Objectives -- Develop a Vision and Mission Statement -- Vision Statement -- Mission Statement -- Select or Design Effective Strategies and/or Interventions -- Learning Strategies -- Learning Domains -- Pilot Programs -- Ethics -- Conclusion -- Practice Questions -- Answers -- References -- Chapter 4: Area III: Implement Health Education/Promotion -- Introduction -- Implement a Plan of Action -- Assess Readiness for Implementation -- Collect Baseline Data -- Cultural Competence -- Select From Appropriate Intervention Strategies to Achieve Goals -- Tailor Messages to Distinct Subgroups -- Apply Relevant Theories of Behavior Change and Models of Implementation -- Individual-Level Theories -- Interpersonal Level Theories -- Organizational/Community Level Theories -- Implement Program -- Training for Implementation -- Monitoring Implementation -- Project Timelines -- Conclusion -- Review Questions -- Answers -- References -- Chapter 5: Area IV: Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education/Promotion -- Introduction -- Types of Evaluation -- Developing an Evaluation Plan -- CDC's Six-Step Framework for Program Evaluation -- Logic Models -- Research and Study Designs -- Key Definitions -- Study Designs -- Data Collection, Management, and Analysis and Types of Data -- Types of Data -- Literature Review -- Scope of the Literature Review -- Interpreting and Reporting on Evaluation Results -- Conclusion -- Review Questions -- Answers -- References -- Chapter 6: Area V: Administer and Manage Health Education/Promotion -- Introduction -- Manage Fiscal Resources.
Finding Fiscal and Other Resources -- Prepare Requests/Proposals to Obtain Fiscal Resources -- Writing a Compelling Letter of Intent -- Key Elements of Proposals -- Tips for Writing your Proposal -- Develop Budgets to Support Health Education/Promotion Efforts -- Obtain Acceptance and Support for Programs -- Encouraging Professional Development -- Explain How Program Goals Align with Organizational Structure, Mission, and Goals -- Strategic Planning -- Organizational Assessments and Situational Analysis -- Demonstrate Leadership -- Manage Human Resources -- A Word on Technology -- Facilitate Partnerships in Support of Health Education -- Conclusion -- Review Questions -- Answers -- References -- Chapter 7: Area VI: Serve As a Health Education/Promotion Resource Person -- Introduction -- Obtain and Disseminate Health Information -- Assess Needs for Information -- Identify Valid Information Resources -- Hill's Criteria for Causation -- Convey Health-Related Information to Populations and Stakeholders -- Disseminate Information -- Conduct Trainings -- Adult Learning -- Evaluating Your Training -- Consulting -- Conclusion -- Review Questions -- Answers -- References -- Chapter 8: Area VII: Communicate, Promote, and Advocate for Health, Health Education/Promotion, and the Profession -- Introduction -- Introduction to Advocacy -- Legislative Advocacy -- Media Advocacy -- Advocacy Evaluation -- Health Communication -- Health Literacy -- Why Is Health Literacy Important? -- Who Is at Risk? -- What Comprises Health Literacy? -- What Is Numeracy? -- Teach-Back Method -- Channel Selection -- Tailored and/or Targeted Messages -- Languages Spoken in the United States -- Social Marketing -- Media Relations -- Sample Press Release -- New Media and Other Innovative Tools -- Mobile Technologies -- Conclusion -- Review Questions -- Answers -- References.
Chapter 9: Sample CHES® Exam -- Answers -- Chapter 10: So Now You Are a CHES®: What Is Next? -- Career Opportunities for Health Educators -- What Health Educators Do -- Healthcare Setting -- College Setting -- Federal, State, or Local Public Health Department Setting -- Nonprofit or Community-Based Organization Setting -- Workplace Setting -- Looking for a Job in Health Education -- Public Health Job Search Engines -- Local and State Health Departments -- Academic Opportunities at Schools of Public Health -- Academic Job Search Engines -- Government Opportunities -- International Opportunities -- General Job Search Engines -- Maintaining Your Certification -- Questions About Continuing Education -- Obtaining the Advanced-Level Credential (Master Certified Health Education Specialist) -- Final Thoughts -- Index.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Share CHES® Exam Review: Certification Guide for Health Education Specialists -- Chapter 1: So You Want to Take the CHES® Exam? -- Introduction -- A Brief Review of the CHES® Credential -- CHES® Exam Eligibility -- What Are the Seven Areas of Responsibility for Health Education Specialists? -- Prescreen or Not? Understanding the Prescreening Option -- Applying to Take the Exam -- Exam Dates -- Exam Fees -- Day of Testing-Schedule and Advice -- Test Day: Questions and Answers -- After the Test: Questions and Answers -- Conclusion -- Reference -- Chapter 2: Area I: Assess Needs, Resources, and Capacity for Health Education/Promotion -- Introduction -- Needs Assessments and Capacity Building Are Essential Parts of Planning for Health Education -- Assessing Capacity -- Key Steps of a Needs Assessment -- Determining the Purpose of the Needs Assessment -- Identifying Available Data to Assess the Health Problem -- Decide on the Data Collection Approach and Gather Data -- Primary Data Collection Methods-Qualitative -- What Is a Focus Group? -- What Is a Key Informant Interview? -- What Is a Nominal Group Process? -- What Is a Delphi Panel Process? -- Primary Data Collection Methods-Quantitative -- Survey Research Method -- Analyze and Interpret the Data -- Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Prevention -- Considering the Relationship Among Behavioral, Environmental, Policy, and Other Factors That Influence Health -- Barriers to and Facilitators of Health Education -- Potential Barriers to Health Education -- Potential Facilitators of Health Education -- Bringing it All Together -- Conclusion -- Review Questions -- Answers -- References -- Chapter 3: Area II: Plan Health Education/Promotion -- Introduction.

Use Strategies to Identify Priority Health Problems in Order to Plan for Health Education and Promotion -- Precede-Proceed Model -- Identify Priorities of Populations, Partners, and Other Stakeholders -- Obtain Commitments to Participate in Health Education/Promotion -- Develop Goals and Objectives -- Develop a Vision and Mission Statement -- Vision Statement -- Mission Statement -- Select or Design Effective Strategies and/or Interventions -- Learning Strategies -- Learning Domains -- Pilot Programs -- Ethics -- Conclusion -- Practice Questions -- Answers -- References -- Chapter 4: Area III: Implement Health Education/Promotion -- Introduction -- Implement a Plan of Action -- Assess Readiness for Implementation -- Collect Baseline Data -- Cultural Competence -- Select From Appropriate Intervention Strategies to Achieve Goals -- Tailor Messages to Distinct Subgroups -- Apply Relevant Theories of Behavior Change and Models of Implementation -- Individual-Level Theories -- Interpersonal Level Theories -- Organizational/Community Level Theories -- Implement Program -- Training for Implementation -- Monitoring Implementation -- Project Timelines -- Conclusion -- Review Questions -- Answers -- References -- Chapter 5: Area IV: Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education/Promotion -- Introduction -- Types of Evaluation -- Developing an Evaluation Plan -- CDC's Six-Step Framework for Program Evaluation -- Logic Models -- Research and Study Designs -- Key Definitions -- Study Designs -- Data Collection, Management, and Analysis and Types of Data -- Types of Data -- Literature Review -- Scope of the Literature Review -- Interpreting and Reporting on Evaluation Results -- Conclusion -- Review Questions -- Answers -- References -- Chapter 6: Area V: Administer and Manage Health Education/Promotion -- Introduction -- Manage Fiscal Resources.

Finding Fiscal and Other Resources -- Prepare Requests/Proposals to Obtain Fiscal Resources -- Writing a Compelling Letter of Intent -- Key Elements of Proposals -- Tips for Writing your Proposal -- Develop Budgets to Support Health Education/Promotion Efforts -- Obtain Acceptance and Support for Programs -- Encouraging Professional Development -- Explain How Program Goals Align with Organizational Structure, Mission, and Goals -- Strategic Planning -- Organizational Assessments and Situational Analysis -- Demonstrate Leadership -- Manage Human Resources -- A Word on Technology -- Facilitate Partnerships in Support of Health Education -- Conclusion -- Review Questions -- Answers -- References -- Chapter 7: Area VI: Serve As a Health Education/Promotion Resource Person -- Introduction -- Obtain and Disseminate Health Information -- Assess Needs for Information -- Identify Valid Information Resources -- Hill's Criteria for Causation -- Convey Health-Related Information to Populations and Stakeholders -- Disseminate Information -- Conduct Trainings -- Adult Learning -- Evaluating Your Training -- Consulting -- Conclusion -- Review Questions -- Answers -- References -- Chapter 8: Area VII: Communicate, Promote, and Advocate for Health, Health Education/Promotion, and the Profession -- Introduction -- Introduction to Advocacy -- Legislative Advocacy -- Media Advocacy -- Advocacy Evaluation -- Health Communication -- Health Literacy -- Why Is Health Literacy Important? -- Who Is at Risk? -- What Comprises Health Literacy? -- What Is Numeracy? -- Teach-Back Method -- Channel Selection -- Tailored and/or Targeted Messages -- Languages Spoken in the United States -- Social Marketing -- Media Relations -- Sample Press Release -- New Media and Other Innovative Tools -- Mobile Technologies -- Conclusion -- Review Questions -- Answers -- References.

Chapter 9: Sample CHES® Exam -- Answers -- Chapter 10: So Now You Are a CHES®: What Is Next? -- Career Opportunities for Health Educators -- What Health Educators Do -- Healthcare Setting -- College Setting -- Federal, State, or Local Public Health Department Setting -- Nonprofit or Community-Based Organization Setting -- Workplace Setting -- Looking for a Job in Health Education -- Public Health Job Search Engines -- Local and State Health Departments -- Academic Opportunities at Schools of Public Health -- Academic Job Search Engines -- Government Opportunities -- International Opportunities -- General Job Search Engines -- Maintaining Your Certification -- Questions About Continuing Education -- Obtaining the Advanced-Level Credential (Master Certified Health Education Specialist) -- Final Thoughts -- Index.

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